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- Welcoming Residents with Disabilities - A Sensitivity and Awareness Guide for Property Managers and Landlords (PDF)
- Your New or Remodeled House Becomes VISITABLE When You Choose These Top Ten Options (PDF)
- Housing Accessibility Modification Program (HAMP) (PDF)
- The Baltimore County Commission on Disabilities, through the Division of Neighborhood Improvement, has financial assistance available to modify rental units for people with disabilities. This funding is part of the federal government's Community Development Block Grant. Download application (PDF) for the Housing Accessibility Modification program.
It's not about retrofitting existing homes for a person who's become disabled. It's about correcting current building practices, which have disabled people and their allies desperately seeking help to undo past barriers - while a half-mile down the road a new development is going up constructing exactly those same barriers.
Legal advocacy for the civil rights and human dignity of people with mental disability.
Homeownership for Individuals with Disabilities Program, Maryland Home Financing Program
The Homeownership for Individuals with Disabilities Program is offered through the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and is available statewide. Please call Single Family Housing at 410-514-7535 for additional information or visit www.dhcd.state.md.us/
The Housing Collaborative
TAC is a national organization that works to achieve positive outcomes on behalf of people with disabilities or other special needs by providing state-of-the-art information, capacity building, and technical expertise to organizations and policymakers in the areas of mental health, substance abuse, human services, and affordable housing.
The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
The National Council on Independent Living is a membership organization that advances the independent living philosophy and advocates for the human rights of, and services for, people with disabilities to further their full integration and participation in society.
Opening Doors is a housing initiative designed to provide information and technical assistance on affordable housing issues to people with disabilities, their families, advocates, and service providers across the United States.
Revised December 2, 2013